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Peiffer, Mary

Overview
Works: 141 works in 455 publications in 1 language and 25,008 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Suspense fiction, American  Detective and mystery stories, American  Love stories 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: PS3557.R13, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mary Peiffer
A is for alibi by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. When Laurence Fife was murdered, few mourned his passing. Plenty of people had reason to want him dead. But the police thought his wife Nikki - with motive, access and opportunity - was the #1 suspect. The jury thought so too. Eight years later and out on parole, Nikki hires Kinsey Millhone, a gutsy P.I., to find the real killer. The trail is cold but Kinsey finds a lead. It brings her face-to-face with the murderer! This is the first in the popular series featuring California investigator Kinsey Millhone. She's 32, twice divorced, no kids, an ex-cop who likes her work ... and who works strictly alone!
"N" is for noose by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The sudden death by supposedly natural causes of a detective in the Nota Lake sheriff's office is questioned by his wife and she asks Kinsey Millhone to investigate. Kinsey sets up shop in Nota Lake where she finds that looking for a needle in a haystack can draw blood, very likely her own
"B" is for burglar by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. A wealthy woman needs to find her sister to settle a will. It looks routine, boring. Still, business is slow and even a private investigator has bills to pay, so Kinsey Millhone takes the case. But this is not routine and the deeper Kinsey digs the trickier things get. The client tries to call Kinsey off, an accusing husband surfaces and a double murder turns the case sinister. Kinsey feels adrift in a fog of distortion, where nothing - except danger - is quite what it seems. "B" is for burgler is the second in the series which began with "A" is for alibi
"D" is for deadbeat by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
He calls himself Alvin Limardo, and the job he has for Kinsey is cut-and-dried: locate a kid who's done him a favor and pass on a check for $25,000. Stiffed for the retainer, Kinsey finds out Limardo's real name is John Daggett...ex-con, ex-liar, ex-alchy, currently dead
"E" is for evidence by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. When an extra $5000 shows up in her bank account, Kinsey Millhone puts it down to clerical error. But suddenly the deposit makes sense. It's not a mistake, it's a setup! Kinsey now has a new client: herself. As she unravels the frame, she finds her future tied to one family's secret, hidden for almost 20 years
"C" is for corpse by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
12 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. Bobby Callahan was only 20 when an accident left him disfigured for life. The doctors patched up his body but they couldn't fix his mind. Huge chunks of his memory were lost but he knew someone had tried to kill him and that the "accident" was deliberate. He knew he had the key to something that made him dangerous to the murderer but he didn't know what. No one believed him ... so he hired Kinsey Millhone. Three days later Bobby was dead. But Kinsey never welshed on a deal. She'd been hired to stop a killing, now she'd find the killer instead
"F" is for fugitive by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. Bailey Fowler, a confessed murderer, escaped from prison 16 years ago. Now, by sheer chance, the cops stumble on him - and a case long dead comes murderously back to life. Royce Fowler, old and sick, reads it "miraculously back to life." His son's reappearance gives Royce a last chance to heal an old wound. And Kinsey Millhone gets to help ... though it nearly costs Kinsey her life!
"G" is for gumshoe by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
15 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Kinsey Millhone mystery. In this rich, complex and gripping tale, Kinsey Millhone's grit is tested to its utmost as the private detective unearths the gruesome truth about a long-buried betrayal - and, in the process, comes face-to-face with the grisly fact of her own mortality. "'G' is for guilt and guile, for greed and grief, for the Grim Reaper. And 'G' is for good: very, very good indeed."
"H" is for homicide by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It started with the murder of Kinsey Millhone's sometime drinking buddy, an insurance claims adjuster. But before long Kinsey stumbles onto a massive insurance scam
"M" is for malice by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PI Kinsey Millhone is hired by three brothers to find a fourth who, it appears from their father's will, was not disinherited after all when he walked out on the family, and is entitled to $5 million. Kinsey finds him working as a janitor in a church, but no sooner found, than he is killed. Kinsey has more work
The pilot's wife by Anita Shreve ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman sets out to find out who her pilot husband truly was after the plane he was flying explodes off the Irish coast
"L" is for lawless by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
PI Kinsey Millhone of California goes looking for the loot of a $500,000 robbery, an assignment filled with danger as one of the robbers is a psychopath. By the author of "K" Is for Killer
"I" is for innocent by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Morley Shine, a fellow P.I., dies from a heart attack, Kinsey Millhone takes over the seemingly simple task of gathering evidence for Lonnie Kingman. Kinsey's investigation turns into a nightmare. She senses danger, a killer waiting to see what she uncovers. Somebody got away with murder once, will it be Kinsey's turn this time?
"K" is for killer by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Santa Teresa, California, PI Kinsey Millhone is hired by a mother to investigate her daughter's death, which police are unable to solve. As Millhone probes, there emerges a picture of a two-facetted woman, simple receptionist during the day and porno queen at night. By the author of A Is for Alibi
"J" is for judgment by Sue Grafton ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead for five years. Or so it seemed until he's spotted in the bar of a dusty resort halfway between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. Having just paid his wife $500,000, Jaffe's insurance company wants the truth and is willing to hire a private investigator to dig it up. As Kinsey Millhone pushes deeper into the mystery, she explores her own past. In family matters as in crime, she discovers, it's sometimes better to reserve judgment
Summer in Eclipse Bay by Jayne Ann Krentz ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art gallery owner Octavia Brightwell doesn't take chances, especially on handsome, charming men. But that's only part of the reason she turned Nick Harte down six times before - finally - agreeing to a date. Octavia's related to the woman who sparked the long-time family feud - and fears that falling hard for Nick would only ignit the flames again. Octavia knows her family's past is best kept hidden
Dead north by Sue Henry ( Recording )
9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a trip up from Idaho, Jessie Arnold picks up a young hitchhiker and finds herself the target of a blood vendetta
Beneath the ashes [an Alaska mystery] by Sue Henry ( Recording )
4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this new Jessie Arnold mystery, spring has come to Alaska. Jessie is training a new pack of sled dogs when trouble starts. First, a fire destroys a local tavern and leaves a dead body; then Jessie's friend, Annie Holman, turns up with a horrible tale of wife abuse; finally, Jessie's own cabin is burned. Jessie must get to the bottom of the arson outbreak, and to do that she must determine whether her friend is a victim or a maniacal killer"--Container
Eclipse Bay by Jayne Ann Krentz ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Their grandfathers hated each other, their fathers hated each other and as the next generation of the Hartes and Madisons, Hannah and Rafe are expected to hate each other, too. Now - reunited by a surprising inheritance after years of living their separate lives - Rafe and Hannah return to Eclipse Bay, and the hostilities that still divide, and bind, their families
Murder on the Iditarod Trail by Sue Henry ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Someone is systematically killing the top competitors in the Iditarod, Alaska's famous 1100-mile dogsled race. As the "mushers" thread their way along the trail, Sergeant Alex Jensen races to find the murderer
 
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